The goal of communication is to provide information to a person or group in a fashion which enables the person or group to integrate the new information with their own knowledge and to use it in making decisions.
The goal of professional communications (PR) is to build a reputation and favorable image through trust.
The goal of communication is to turn the raw data in to useful information and then interpreting it and making it actionable. There are a number of communication tools which are providing a way to communicate like the goal of communication through an email or a postal mail can be just to inform someone about something like invitation for a function. The goal of communication of Msn or yahoo messenger can be to have fun and to meet your friends. The goal of communication over telephone can be to have a live conversation. The goal of communication through video conferencing can be to communicate as well as looking the response of the body movements of the other person.